Charlotte "Sally" Alice LaVain Phelps, 82, Brainerd, passed away on Monday, Aug. 17, 2009, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd. She was born on April 17, 1927, in Rock Dell, Minn., to Adolph and Johanna (Skaar) Olson.
Sally worked in retail for 35 years as a sales clerk. She was a long standing member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Brainerd. She was also a member of Rebekah's Lodge No. 111, the VFW Auxiliary No. 1647, American Legion Auxiliary No. 255 and Women of the Moose where she was a Past Senior Regent.
She is survived by her children, Cindy Frederickson, Montana, Tom (Sue) Phelps, Brainerd, Brad Phelps, St. Cloud, Steve Phelps, Texas; her grandchildren, Bryan (Dani) Frederickson, Jessica (Jeff) Kjenaas, Scott (Karen) Phelps, Jennifer (Neal) Hall, Travis (Trish) Phelps, Trevor Phelps, Trent Phelps; and her great-grandchildren, Erin, Parker, Tyler and Owen.
She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Howard Phelps.
Memorials are preferred to Trinity Lutheran Church in Brainerd.
Services will be held on Friday, Aug. 21, 2009, at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Brainerd with Pastor Hans Anderson officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday. Private family interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Brainerd.
Arrangements are with Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Brainerd.
Brainerd Dispatch ©2013. All Rights Reserved.